Every parent prays for a healthy baby nowadays. Due to excessive amount of pollution in the world today, baby health standards are negatively affected. The parents and family members should pay extra attention to the health of their child. They should make sure that their child accomplishes all the right health standards. The easiest way to keep a track on the baby’s growth is to make a chart at home and follow it up regularly. Parents should remember that if the child gets affected with any infection during infant stage. Then it may take a deadly turn later in his future.
Baby health Standards
Stage: infant to six months
Weight: 2kgs to 4.5kgs
Height: 24.8 inches to 28.25inches
Worries: when the baby’s weight and height fluctuates depending on his growth rate.
Ways to stabilize it: include pure fruits and vegetables in the diet and breastfeed.
Stage: six months to one year
Weight: 23 pounds
Worries: when the child is asleep for longer span of time and is physically inactive.
Ways to stabilize it: A proper diet might help. Vitamins and irons should be included in the meals. Parents should engage the child in some playful activities.
Stage: two years
Worries: two year olds cannot sit properly, or sit up straight. They speak less than the other children of their age.
Ways to stabilize it: keep notice on the non verbal activities of the child. Avoid providing her with a pacifier. Talk to the baby as much as possible. Give her toys to play with. May be then she would sit for a longer span of time, and gradually they will sit up straight.
Stage: three years
Weight: 33 pounds
Worries: unable to identify primary or secondary colors. The child develops underweight issues.
Ways to stabilize it: Teach them the colors by giving live examples (most likely of their toys or things they see every day and are familiar with). A healthy diet should be maintained, and proper nutrition is a must.
Stage: four years
Weight: 35 to 37 pounds
Height: 37 inches
Worries: Proper speech problems. The child is unable to identify her family members. she develops a sense of nagging all the time. The child is taken ill too often.
Ways to stabilize it: A doctor should be consulted right away if a four year old is unable to speak and identify family members. The child should be under strict observation and supervision.
Stage: five years
Weight: 41.5 pounds
Height: 40 inches
Worries: Poor growth. Sickness and pukes in school. The child may develop obesity issues.
Ways to stabilize it: The child should be under strict care of the doctor. The child may have to undergo medical treatments because poor growth and obesity both are equally dangerous and may have ill effects on them in the future.
Parents should always refer to health charts prescribed by doctors for proper growth of their child. A baby should be provided with every nutrient which is essential during their growth years.
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